Definition of Flanching
1. flanch [v] - See also: flanch
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Literary usage of Flanching
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1803)
"... in the centre of the work, and flanching a cast-iron rim .on each end. ... one .end of a prominent point, the flanching-nut being screwed on the other. ..."
2. A nautical and technical dictionary of the English and Italian languages by Raffaele Settembrini (1879)
"V. flanching, FLARE, TO. Deviare : Inclinare in dietr o.Flaring ofthe knuckle timber, Inclinazione del parapetto di prora. ..."
3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1801)
"Brown on the out- side; dark grey and smooth within; the border flanching out. Substance leathery. Capsules fixed by threads to the inside of the bell. ..."
4. An Historical, Geological, and Descriptive View of the Coal Trade of the by Matthias Dunn (1844)
"... the inconvenience of which very soon pointed out the now ordinary form, flanching outwards, and without any bolts at all. The first application of this ..."
5. Philosophy and Life: And Other Essays by John Henry Muirhead (1902)
"... stone-lighters," the "cathedral flanching down upon the plain," break on us like morning light renewing our vision of the things which they describe. ..."
6. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"flanching. The bellying out; synonymous with flaring. FLANGE. In steamers, is the projecting rim at the end of two iron pipes for uniting them. ..."
7. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1839)
"... with a groove 2e inches deep, having a square or round bottom, as shall be suitable to the edge of the rail, and flanching off at its sides in an angle, ..."